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06.18.2013 | | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
On the latest episode of The Disclaimer, WMSE's near-weekly half hour of truth telling with the station's Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee's Matt Wild and I, we dedicate the show to Summerfest, sharing our picks, praises and critiques of this year's massive (and arguably front-loaded) 11-day marathon of music. Which headliners are we most excited to see? And which ones would we prefer the fest...
02.28.2013 | | Posted at 07:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
It's been a while since Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have played the Marcus Amphitheater—24 years, if you're keeping count. The veteran Heartland rock band will change that this summer when they return to the amphitheater for a Friday, June 28 date as part of their first tour since 2010. Summerfest announced the show this morning; tickets go on sale Friday, March 8 at 11 a.m., with a pre-sale...
03.21.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Peter Bogdanovich was part of a generation of 1960s film critics who brought serious analysis to the products of old Hollywood. Soon enough he became a filmmaker, and although he felt at odds with the early �70s generation of Hollywood mavericks, he made some of the decade�s great movies with The Last Picture Show (1971) and Paper Moon (1973). The last years have not been busy for Bogdano...
Saturday, July 5, 2008

Tonight @ the Marcus Amphitheater

Tom Petty’s career has been remarkably consistent, as the man has yet to put out a bad album. From Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (1976) to Highway Companion (Petty’s 2006 solo album), all of Petty’s albums have featured at least one everlasting song, a song that simply never gets old. Making Petty...
Monday, June 30, 2008

Mudcrutch (Reprise)

The surprise, thrown-together reunion of Tom Petty's teenage band, Mudcrutch, unveils its full fruits here, with liner notes boasting, “made in 10 days, no headphones, Los Angeles… A lot of love.” While that says it all musically, the release also ends a widely misconstrued notion that the rocker was entering retirement, and offers his legion of fans a driving soundtrack for '08...
02.04.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Super Bowl XLII ended with a jaw-dropping, M. Night Shyamalan-styled twist an entire football season in the making, but those with little tolerance for surprises could at least take solace in the halftime show: Tom Petty offered none of them. It�s not that Petty didn�t sound great, but the withered songwriter�s meandering pace and sleepy-eyed songs didn't even attempt to give sports fans the adren...

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